Publications Mining and Geotechnical Engineering

Pure is a research database of publications at the university. In Pure, you will find:

  • Articles
  • Theses
  • Other research publications

Download publications in full text. If there is no full-text version, you can read the articles by clicking at the links in the database. You can also find:

  • Theses
  • Research projects

Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering


Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering



  1. Slope stability in landform design. /Knutsson, Roger ; Bjelkevik, Annika; Knutsson, Sven .


    Publication: Research - peer-reviewConference paper

  2. Age Estimation of Qash Qooly Valley in Dokan Vicinity, North Iraq Using Exposure Age Determination Method. / Sissakian, Varoujan; Al-Ansari, Nadhir; Knutsson, Sven .

    In:Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture , Vol. 9, 02.02.2015, p. 90-103.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  3. Alternative fleet configuration for Malmberget mine. /Skawina, Bartlomiej; Salama, Abubakary; Greberg, Jenny; Sundqvist, Fredrik .

    Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet, 2015. (Technical report / Luleå University of Technology).

    Publication: ResearchReport

  4. Analysis of rock fragmentation and its effect on gravity flow at the Kiruna sublevel caving mine. /Wimmer, Matthias ; Nordqvist, Anders; Righetti, Edoardo; Petropoulos, Nikolaos; Thurley, Matthew .

    11th International Symposium on Rock Fragmentation by Blasting: FragBlast11. Australia : Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, 2015. p. 775-791.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewArticle in proceedings

  5. Analysis of the impact of increasing mining rate in underground mining using simulation and mixed integer programming. /Salama, Abubakary ; Nehring, Micah; Greberg, Jenny .

    In:International Journal of Mining Science and Technology , 2015.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  6. An Approach to Realizing Process Control for Underground Mining Operations of Mobile Machines. / Song, Zhen; Schunnesson, Håkan ; Rinne, Mikael; Sturgul, John.

    In:P L o S One , Vol. 10, No. 6, e0129572, 2015.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  7. An Overview on Measurement-While-Drilling Technique and its Scope in Excavation Industry. / Rai, P.; Schunnesson, Håkan; Lindqvist, Per-Arne; Kumar, Uday .

    In:Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series D , Vol. 96, No. 1, 2015, p. 57-66 .

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  8. Application of SimaPro7 on Al-Hilla City Sewerage Network, Iraq. / Alanbari, Mohammad; Alazzawi, Hind; Al-Ansari, Nadhir; Knutsson, Sven .

    In:Engineering , Vol. 7, No. 5, 15.05.2015, p. 224-229.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  9. Applying empirical methods to assess the internal stability of embankment dam cores of glacial till. /Rönnqvist, Hans; Viklander, Peter .

    In:Geomaterials , Vol. 5, 01.01.2015, p. 1-18.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  10. Area-Storage Capacity curves for Mosul Dam, Iraq Using Empirical and Semi-Empirical Approaches. /Elias, Issa; Al-Ansari, Nadhir; Knutsson, Sven .

    2015. Paper presented at Hydropower 15, Stravanger, Norway.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewConference paper

  11. A tale of two dams : A comparative study of performance and internal erosion. /Rönnqvist, Hans .

    2015. Paper presented at International conference on geotechnical engineering, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewConference paper

  12. A unified-plot approach for the assessment of internal erosion in embankment dams. /Rönnqvist, Hans; Viklander, Peter .

    In:International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering , 19.01.2015.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  13. Bentonite clay : environmental properties and applications. /Pusch, Roland .

    Boca Raton, Fla. : CRC Press, 2015. 360 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewBook

  14. Borehole instability in Malmberget Underground Mine. /Ghosh, Rajib ; Zhang, Zongxian; Nyberg, Ulf .

    In:Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering , Vol. 48, No. 4 , 2015, p. 1731-1736.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  15. Burden Dynamics and Fragmentation. /Petropoulos, Nikolaos .

    2015. 128 p.

    Publication: ResearchLicentiate thesis

  16. Comparison of two genuinely geological alternatives for disposal of highly radioactive waste (HLW). /Pusch, Roland ; Kasbohm, Jörn; Al-Ansari, Nadhir; Yang, Ting; Knutsson, Sven .

    In:Comunicacoes Geologicas , 2015.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  17. Creep can strengthen clay – a matter of long-term slope stability. /Pusch, Roland; Knutsson, Sven ; Xiaodong, Liu; Yang, Ting .

    In:Journal of Earth Sciences and Geotechnical Engineering , Vol. vol 5, No. 5, 2015.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  18. Design of equipment for dynamic burden measurements. /Petropoulos, Nikolaos; Mihaylov, Dimitar; Johansson, Daniel; Wimmer, Matthias ; Nordqvist, Anders.

    11th International Symposium on Rock Fragmentation by Blasting: FragBlast11. Australia : Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, 2015. p. 493-500.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewArticle in proceedings



  1. Via Nordica 2012

    Jens Johansson (Participant),11 Jun 201213 Jun 2012

    Activity: Participation in conference/workshop/course/seminarParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

  2. Transportforum 2009

    Sven Knutsson (Speaker),8 Jan 20099 Jan 2009

    Activity:Lecture and oral contribution

  3. Transportforum 2007

    Bo Svedberg (Speaker),10 Jan 200711 Jan 2007

    Activity:Lecture and oral contribution

  4. Mine planning using SURPAC, WHITTLE and MineSched

    Bartlomiej Skawina (Lecturer),23 Sep 20142 Dec 2014

    Activity:Lecture and oral contribution

  5. 3rd International Week on Risk Analysis, Dam Safety, Dam Security, and Critical Infrastructure Management, Valencia

    Jens Johansson (Participant),17 Oct 201120 Oct 2011

    Activity: Participation in conference/workshop/course/seminarParticipation in workshop, seminar, course


Research projects

  1. I2Mine

    Greberg, J. , Nordqvist, A. & Novikov, E.




Page Editor and Contact: Richard Renberg

Published: 13 May 2011

Updated: 27 November 2013


Luleå University of Technology is experiencing strong growth with world-leading competence in several areas of research. 
Our research is conducted in close cooperation with companies such as Bosch, Ericsson, Scania, LKAB, SKF and leading international universities.
Luleå University of Technology has a total turnover of SEK 1.6 billion per year. We currently have 1,700 employees and 16,000 students.


Luleå University of Technology • 971 87 Luleå • Corporate Identity: 202100-2841
Phone: +46 (0)920 49 10 00 • Fax: +46 (0)920 49 13 99 • Student Reception Desk: 0920-49 20 00
E-mail: General questionsQuestions regarding studiesAbout this website
© Luleå University of Technology 2015